Getting a Yukon Class 7 Learners License

If you want to get a Yukon Class 7 learners license, you are on the right track to learning how to drive in the Yukon Territory. Being able to drive a car is a great skill to have and provides many benefits, such as being able to travel for enjoyment, commute for work or school and generally be much more mobile. The Yukon Class 7 learners license is the first step in the Yukon Graduated License program, followed by the Yukon class 5 Novice license, and finally, the full, unrestricted Class 5 Yukon drivers license.

Written test + Vision test --> Class 7 Learner Licence

How to Get Your Yukon Class 7 Learners License.

If you are going to learn how to drive in the Yukon territory, the first step is getting a Yukon Class 7 Learners License - which means learning all the Yukon road signs and road rules. Learning these essentials will help you better navigate all public roads as well as be in line with what other Yukon drivers are expecting in terms of driving behavior. Click the tabs for more information.

15 Years Old

You can take the Yukon written test after you turn 15.

Study The Yukon Driver's Basic Handbook

All new Yukon drivers should read through the Yukon Drivers Basic Handbook in detail. The handbook covers all Yukon roads signs, road rules and gives drivers some excellent driving tips. Make sure you set aside a good amount of time to study the material in the handbook and go back to sections that you need additional clarification on.

Practice Yukon Knowledge Tests

Our Yukon Class 7 practice test series have been designed to be as close in format and questions as possible to the actual Yukon written test. They are free to use as much as you want. By practicing your knowledge of Yukon road rules and road signs, you will feel more confident attempting the actual test, as well as have a good idea on which sections of the handbook you need to study further in order to do well.

MCQ Knowledge Test

  • Two part test is divided between a section on Yukon road signs and Yukon road rules.
  • The test is marked on the spot and you must score a minimum of 80% correct in order to pass
  • The Yukon written test can be taken at any Motor Vehicle Office without an appointment, but it's a good idea to arrive at least 1 hour prior to closing time
  • Make sure you practice as many of our free Yukon Class 7 practice test sets as possible to ensure that you pass the Yukon written test on the first attempt

Vision Test

A ministry mandated vision test must also be completed. If you require glasses/contacts to drive, it will be shown on your licence.

Test Available In Different Languages

The Yukon knowledge test can be taken in English, French, Mandarin, Cantonese and Tagalog/Filipino. If you require oral testing, reach out to your local Motor Vehicles Office for options.

In order to make your Yukon Class 7 learners license test day as stress-free as possible, quickly skim through and/or print our test day checklist to avoid any last minute worries.

Get A Good Nights Sleep

The more rested you are, the less likely you are to get confused on the knowledge test and the higher your chances of remembering all the Yukon road signs/rules you learned.

Arrive Early

Make sure you arrive at least 1 hour in advance of office closing time, otherwise you might not be allowed to take your Yukon knowledge test and will have to come back another day.

Documents To Bring

Set the required documents aside the night before, so you're not scrambling to find them on the day of your Yukon written test.

Identity Documents - Bring documentation to show:

  • Full legal name
  • Date of birth
  • Legal presence in Canada
  • Photo and signature

Residency Documents - You need to bring along documentation to prove Yukon residency.

Consent Documents - If you are under the age of 18, your parent/guardian needs to provide consent.

Vision Aids

If you need glasses or contacts to drive, make sure you bring them along.

Applicable Fees

Every time you take a Yukon written test you must pay a $20 test fee.

Test Re-takes

If you fail the Yukon written test, you can repay the $20 test fee and retake it the next day.

Min Licence Holding Period

You can exit the learner stage at the age of 16 or after 6 consecutive months at the Yukon Class 7 learners license level if you were over the age of 16 when you began the Yukon driver licensing process.

Riding Practice

After you've gotten your Yukon Class 7 learners license, you must log a minimum of 50 hours of driving practice with a supervising driver and sign a Declaration form to confirm it. The supervising driver will also be required to sign the document. To legally drive on public roads, you will also need to have the appropriate documentation and adequate Yukon auto insurance.

Display Your L Sign

As per Yukon law, as a learner driver, you must display an "L" sign on the back of your car every time you drive.

Supervised Driving

You can only drive when accompanied by a supervising driver who has held a Class 5 license for a minimum of 2 years.

No Alcohol

Both the learner driver and supervising co-driver must maintain a blood alcohol level of zero.

Passenger Limit

As a learner, the only passengers you can carry in the car with you are immediate family members (parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters, spouse or your children). In addition, the number of passengers is limited to the number of working seat belts.

In the event you are driving a light truck, no passengers are allowed in the box of the truck.

Vehicles a Learner Can Operate

A learner is limited to only driving passenger vehicles that do not exceed a 7 person capacity.

No Electronic Devices

Handheld devices (phones, tablets etc.) are not allowed while driving.

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Yukon Graduated Driver Licensing Process

The Yukon GDL process is designed to assist new Yukon drivers on the best, quickest way to get their Yukon car driving licence.

Yukon Class 5 Novice Licence

Once you've gotten your Yukon novice licence your one step closer to being able to drive completely independently in Yukon.

Yukon Class 5 Car Licence

The Class 5 Yukon license is the final unrestricted passenger vehicle drivers license that allows drivers to drive on their own.

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Regardless of which Yukon driving licence you need to apply for, we have you covered.